Ongoing projects


Trotter CLan Vardo

My friends are building a gypsy style vardo to live off grid part of the year. The Bearded Bros. Woodworking Guild has been pitching in. More to come.

Bitcoin & Blockchain

Hodling and Spending Bitcoin

I have been a bitcoin enthusiast since 2010. I can tell you what not to do and things I learned from.

precious metals

Hoarding Silver

I have begun purchasing silver as part of my payday routine. I’ll dive into the details as I learn more.

Making and using firearms

My Lifelong Affair With Boomsticks

I’ll touch on projects I find interesting as well as my own experiences using, maintaining, and even building firearms.



Follow along with tips and tricks from the great outdoors. We’ll explore bushcraft, food, and staying warm!

Friends and Sponsors

Friends and Sponsors of my blog allow me to share information with you as well as products and other perspectives that you may be interested in. I will call upon them to provide commentary, reviews, and perspective on many topics here on the blog. I don’t operate this blog for full time employment, so your participation with my sponsors allows me to fund this project.

news and opinion

From 2A to 2FA, I’ll work with our friends and sponsors to bring you the latest on guns, bitcoin, software security, and more.

Product Reviews

Many of my friends and sponsors offer gadgets, products, services, and strategy for navigating the impending cyberpunk dystopia.

tips & Tricks

Gain the skills you need to survive online and off the grid. Discover self reliance and equip yourself for preparedness. Develop systems to thrive.